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Correspondence - CSIRAC Computer, Establishment in Melbourne, Cherry, Hartree, March,1954 Reg. No: HT 13506 1
- Letters to Professor Thomas Cherry, Head of the Department of Mathematics, from Douglas Hartree and E. N. Mutch.
Hartree's letter is apparently in response to inquiries made by Cherry regarding the finding of a permanent home for the CSIRO computer. The letter contains Hartree's advice on organisational and staffing arrangements based on his experience at the Cavendish Laboratory. Hartree also provides, at Cherry's request, his opinion of Pearcey. Mutch's letter details the operating and maintenance needs of a large computer, such as the one at Cambridge, and the staffing needed for these purposes.
25/5/54 D.R. Hartree to T.M. Cherry: Permanent home for the CSIRO computer. Hartree provides his opinion of Pearcey.
26/5/54 E.N. Mutch to T.M. Cherry: Operating and maintenance needs of a large computer, and the staffing needed for these purposes.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from University of Melbourne (The) Computer Science & Software Engineering Department
|Tagged with:||computing, csirac computer, first generation computers, mainframe computers, making history - csirac|
|Themes this item is part of:||The Computation Laboratory at the University of Melbourne, 1955-1962 & Beyond, Information & Communication Collection, CSIRAC Collection, Archival Paper Tape Reading Project for CSIRAC 12 Hole Paper Tapes|
|Primary Classification:||COMPUTING & CALCULATING|
|Secondary Classification:||Digital Computing|
|Tertiary Classification:||paperwork & documentation|
|Inscriptions:||Title: 'Douglas Hartree'|
|Issued By:||University of Melbourne (The) Computation Laboratory, Parkville, Victoria, Australia, 1954|
|Author:||Professor Thomas Cherry - University of Melbourne (The) Computation Laboratory, 1954|
|Author:||Mr Douglas Hartree, 1954|
|Author:||Mr E Mutch, 1954|
|Collector:||CSIRAC History Team, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1995 or later|
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